Antique Odd Fellows Jug

$195

Antique Odd Fellows jug. A creamware jug with pink lustre highlights commemorating the Independent Order of The Odd Fellows, a Masonic society or international fraternity consisting of lodges first documented in 1730 London. On each side of this rare old jug is a polychrome transfer printed decoration. The first side depicts two society members holding an armorial illustrating various symbols of the order: a dove, lion, swan, crossed keys, etc. Above them is the banner: “Independent Order of Odd Fellows”. Beneath it is another banner: “Amor, Honor, Justitia”.

The verse on the other side of the jug reads: “We are Odd Fellows. When we act and do the thing which is right”. Around it is an encircled banner with the fellowship’s motto: “How Grand in Age”, “How Fair in Youth”, “Love and Truth”, “Is Holly Friendship”.

On the spout side reads another society edict: “May friendship reign and discord cease and all Oddfellows live in peace.”

Unmarked. Made in England. Georgian period, c. 1810.

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Description

Antique Odd Fellows jug. A creamware jug with pink lustre highlights commemorating the Independent Order of The Odd Fellows, a Masonic society or international fraternity consisting of lodges first documented in 1730 London. On each side of this rare old jug is a polychrome transfer printed decoration. The first side depicts two society members holding an armorial illustrating various symbols of the order: a dove, lion, swan, crossed keys, etc. Above them is the banner: “Independent Order of Odd Fellows”. Beneath it is another banner: “Amor, Honor, Justitia”.

The verse on the other side reads: “We are Odd Fellows. When we act and do the thing which is right”. Around it is an encircled banner with the fellowship’s motto: “How Grand in Age”, “How Fair in Youth”, “Love and Truth”, “Is Holly Friendship”.

On the spout side reads another society edict: “May friendship reign and discord cease and all Oddfellows live in peace.”

Unmarked. Made in England. Georgian period, c. 1810.

Dimensions
Height: 5 1/2″ (14 cm)
Width from spout to handle: 6 3/4″ (17 cm)

Condition
Some loss of pink lustre around the rim and handle.Minor crazing. Some inconsistencies in the glaze commonly found on ceramics of this period. No chips or cracks. Transfer images and colours still vibrant and intact.

Delivery or Pick-up
Please note that delivery, delivery insurance and duty, if applicable, are not included in the above price. Our checkout page will calculate the cost of Canada Post delivery based on your postal/zip code and/or location. We ship worldwide. You also have the option of picking up the item in Newburgh, Kingston or Napanee, Ontario, Canada. Sorry no refunds available once purchased. For more information feel free to contact us at: info@rogueshollowantiques.com

Additional information

Weight2.4 lbs
Dimensions12 × 10 × 12 in

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